Production & Quality Assurance Manager

AGCO Corporation

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Production & Quality Assurance Manager:


AGCO is currently seeking a Production & Quality Assurance Manager to join our Manufacturing & Quality team in Edgewood, MD. The Production & Quality Assurance Manager will mainly be responsible for overseeing the overall production at the Edgewood Assembly Center. Additionally, the Production & Quality Assurance Manager will drive the Assembly Center Quality Assurance program to ensure AGCO standards are met as well as ensure the associate continuous improvement programs result in the targeted benefits.


Note: Relocation assistance is available to the Edgewood, MD area for this position. Additionally, 15-20% travel may be required for this role.


Responsibilities of the Production & Quality Assurance Manager:

  • Create and deploy standard work instructions and routings with production specifications to drive consistency and reliability
  • Identify and deploy technology solutions within assembly process to improve work flow, efficiency, and material handling
  • Lead all NPI launches and new product readiness activities as well as assist in the design and development of production processes to ensure quality and reduce cost in the product
  • Assess and review quality audit data for trends and issues
  • Define and refine requirements of necessary inspection procedures (product operation, certification and test procedures) to ensure product standards are met prior to shipment
  • Identify, initiate, and drive continuous improvement programs to meet targeted improvement goals
  • Provide strategic production related leadership for the other assembly centers sites located in Houston, TX and Tacoma, WA


Required Qualifications of the Production & Quality Assurance Manager:

  • 3 - 5 years of experience in manufacturing/assembly management.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and PowerPoint
  • Previous experience with manufacturers of Industrial, Automotive, or Agricultural vehicles


Required Qualifications of the Production & Quality Assurance Manager:

  • Must have training or direct work experience in Lean, TQM, or 6 Sigma principles.
  • Applicants should have certifications or direct work experience in the following areas:
    • CQE Certificate (Certified Quality Engineer)
    • AWS Certifications


Education of the Production & Quality Assurance Manager:

  • 4 yr degree in Operations, Quality Management, Mechanical System, and/or Industrial Management




AGCO offers competitive benefits including options and choices to fit your needs such as medical, dental, prescription drug, life and accident insurance, long and short term disability, matching 401k plan, employee assistance program, and discounted home and auto insurance.



At AGCO you have a voice and the opportunity to impact our long-term success, as well as your own.  As a Fortune 500 company and one of the global leaders in agricultural equipment manufacturing, we have an extensive network of over 9,200 dealers and serve more than 140 countries. We are celebrating our 25th year in business, and pride ourselves on competitive relocation and employee benefit packages. While headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, AGCO has manufacturing facilities all over the world creating and distributing their full-line of products, including Challenger, Fendt, GSI, Massey Ferguson, and Valtra. Join AGCO and become part of a diverse team and grow your career in ways you never imagined. It’s time to embrace your infinite possibilities!


AGCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Nearest Major Market: Baltimore

Job Segment: Agricultural, Industrial, Lean Six Sigma, Quality Manager, Agriculture, Quality, Manufacturing, Management

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